Title Facts4All Massive Open Online Course
Objectives To understand which issues in relation to disinformation are important in their community.
To identify disinformation online and understand what it is, and which methods and mechanisms are used to create, distribute and amplify disinformation via the internet.
To recognise how mis- and disinformation inevitably skews and polarises the public debate, both offline and online.
To explore and embrace the more active usage of social media tools, particularly opportunities for collaboration and content creation on social media platforms.
To adopt a participatory community-based and intergenerational approach, tailored to the needs of the local school community and reaching out to stakeholders such as local policy makers.
To test and apply specific tools, including examples for current issues important in their community and for different specific social media platforms, to understand their mechanisms etc.
To bring the local community together on a divisive issue, in trying to make a positive difference to society.
Description The Facts4All Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) empowers primary and secondary teachers to develop and implement effective whole-school approaches to foster critical thinking and tackle online disinformation through intergenerational collaboration and community engagement. The course is targeted at primary and secondary school teachers of any subject. Other educational professionals and stakeholders, such as heads of schools, school support staff, and policy makers with an interest in this topic are welcome to join.
Link to the source https://www.europeanschoolnetacademy.eu/courses/course-v1:Facts4All+TacklingDisinformation+2022/about#about
Terms of use Free without ads
Connectivity Online only: requires internet connection
Device requirements Desktop computer and Tablets
Mode of learning
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Self-directed / unpacked learning